US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

Partnership on Flood Damage Reduction Project Recognized

Published Oct. 4, 2016
(l-r): Lt. Col. James Booth, Albuquerque District Commander and project managers Jerry Nieto, USACE; Brad Bingham, AMAFCA; Ray Gomez, MRGCD; Robert Kane, APS; and Brad Catanach, Bernalill County, accept the award, Sept. 9, 2016.

(l-r): Lt. Col. James Booth, Albuquerque District Commander and project managers Jerry Nieto, USACE; Brad Bingham, AMAFCA; Ray Gomez, MRGCD; Robert Kane, APS; and Brad Catanach, Bernalill County, accept the award, Sept. 9, 2016.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Phase II of the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project received the Mid-Region Council of Governments Board of Directors’ Public Partnership Award.

The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA); Bernalillo County; Albuquerque Public Schools (APS); and Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) worked together to design and build multiple parts of the project that included flood control ponds, storm drain diversions, water quality enhancements, a new soccer field, improved roadway crossings, and the creation of wildlife habitat.